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Real estate agency honored

Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors recently was honored for its 30th anniversary as an affiliate of the Coldwell Banker network.

May 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Surprising little ways to cut your budget

We never know what's around the corner, so it is a really good idea to put some thought into cutting back your budget and socking some of those savings into an account for the "just in case."

May 11, 2014 | By Becky Lyn FamilyShare | Business


Georgia Tech, GaMEP hire new manager

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership, an outreach program of the Georgia Institute of Technology, recently announced Ben Cheeks has been hired as coastal-region manager.

May 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Chamber names new finance assistant

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently added Liberty County native Erin Johnson to its staff as finance assistant, which moved her from her current position as a temporary membership director.

May 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


State named most competitive by magazine

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Georgia was named the No.1 most competitive state in the nation by Site Selection magazine.

May 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


LCDA to help pay for Midway turn lane

The Liberty County Development Authority agreed Monday morning to use money from its revolving loan fund to help meet a Georgia Department of Transportation requirement that otherwise might inhibit development at I-95 exit 76 in Midway.

May 07, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Students explore manufacturing apprenticeships

The Liberty County Manufacturing Collaboration is partnering with Savannah Technical College and the Liberty College and Career Academy to sponsor a two-year, paid apprenticeship program that begins in August.

May 07, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Farmers markets more than jobs for vendors

Thursday afternoon saw the beginning of the fifth year for Hinesville's Farmers Market in Bradwell Park. From May to November, Liberty County residents can find fresh local fruits and vegetables at reasonable prices.

May 05, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Fred's raises more than $700K for Miracle Network

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Donations from customers at Fred's Super Dollar stores brought in $737,655 for its annual campaign benefitting the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

May 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Jobless rate here unchanged in March

ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate was unchanged at 8 percent from February to March, but it was down from 8.6 percent in March a year ago, according to a Georgia Department of Labor report last week.

May 03, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Law Day, school planning discussed

Several upcoming events were discussed at the recent Long County Chamber of Commerce April business meeting.

May 01, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Manufacturing group offering paid apprenticeships

Four Liberty County industrial employers are seeking candidates for paid apprenticeships that will begin in August.

April 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Air Evac Lifeteam names director

Donald Mixon, program director for the Air Evac Lifeteam based in Jesup, recently was named senior program director for the company. Mixon will continue to serve as the Jesup program director and also will supervise program directors in Cordele, Statesboro and Douglas.

April 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


CVB names new program manager

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently appointed Amanda Scott as its program manager.

April 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Rib Shack preparing for BBQ giveaway

According to the National Pork Board, U.S. pork demand domestically grew by 5.6 percent in 2013. Committed to contributing to more growth in 2014 by serving pork at its restaurants, Shane's Rib Shack is preparing to host its annual rib giveaway.

April 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Holtzmans selling realty office

Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors owners George Holtzman and his wife, Babs Holtzman, are releasing the day-to-day operational decisions and management. Leigh Smiley will transition from associate broker to managing broker/owner of the realty firm. George Holtzman still will serve as the qualifying broker and will continue to list and sell commercial and special residential properties.

July 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Materials testing lab picks Interstate Centre

West Penn Testing Group, a material-testing services provider, will locate to Ellabell, creating 70 jobs and investing $3 million into a facility over the next five years, according to Gov. Nathan Deal announced.

July 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Veterans launching craft brewery

Being former soldiers, Kevin Ryan, Dan Sartin and Jeff Hyatt have a common bond that's typical of all uniformed personnel, whether they're military, law enforcement or firefighters. They also share a love for good beer.

July 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


State revenue up 11% in June

Georgia's net tax collections for June totaled $1.76 billion for an increase of $182.25 million, or 11.5 percent, compared to the month-ended June 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week.

July 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Job fair for veterans on Stewart

FORSYTH - The Georgia Department of Corrections, in conjunction with the Georgia National Guard, will host several law-enforcement and public-safety agencies for a military personnel career fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the 1BCT, building 705, on Fort Stewart.

July 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


LCDA approves bond resolution

The Liberty County Development Authority held a called meeting Tuesday to approve a resolution to restructure bond debt.

July 19, 2014 | Jeremy McAbee | Business


Planning commission recommends OK for store

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a rezoning petition filed on behalf of a developer with plans to build a grocery store and gas station at 1422 W. Oglethorpe Highway.

July 18, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Business


Ludowici hoping to attract a McDonald's

Leaders from Ludowici met earlier this month with a representative from McDonald's USA about bringing a restaurant to the city.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Hinesville entrepreneur honored

Allstate exclusive agency owner William Lynn Bennett of Hinesville has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2014.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Williams named to tax-study committee

ATLANTA - District 168 state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, has been appointed by Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, as a member of the Joint Study Committee on Property Tax Digest Impact on Education Funding.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Davis named membership director

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce recently moved Lisa Davis to the position of membership director.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


Tractory Supply opening Hinesville store

Construction is under way on a new Tractor Supply Company store in Hinesville, the company's 54th Georgia location. The retailer is setting up shop in the former builder supply store and lumberyard at 766 W. Oglethorpe Highway, across from Walmart.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


LCDA OKs $6M budget

The Liberty County Development Authority's Board of Directors met Monday morning to adopt the fiscal-year 2015 budget and hold a ceremonial note burning in recognition of paying off a 25-year loan.

July 02, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee jmcabee@coastalcourier.com | Business


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